Jennifer Deyton has a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of Utah and a Master of Arts in Liberal Studies degree from Duke University. Before accepting a position with Arthritis & Rheumatism (A&R) at Duke University, she worked in the Public Affairs Department for the North Carolina Medical Board. After working for A&R for five years, she joined forces with Julie Nash to develop and improve upon the role of the Managing Editor. From there, her career in publishing flourished into a successful and innovative company. Jennifer currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Council of Science Editors, and the Program Committee for the Society for Scholarly Publishing. She has also served as a Board Member and Program Chair for the Asian-Pacific meeting for the International Society of Managing and Technical Editors and is currently a member of the Editorial Policies Committee, as well as the Chair of the Marketing Committee for the Council of Science Editors.
Julie Nash has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism from the Pennsylvania State University and a Master of Arts in Liberal Studies degree from Duke University. Julie started working in Scientific, Technical and Medical (STM) publishing as an assistant editor with Arthritis & Rheumatism (A&R) in May 2000. After working on A&R and other titles for several years, she founded J&J Editorial with partner Jennifer Deyton in 2008. Julie is the President of the International Society of Managing and Technical Editors (ISMTE) and serves on the mentorship and nominations committees for the Council for Science Editors. She has served on the membership committee for the Society of Scholarly Publishing. Julie regularly speaks about peer review best practices, mentorship, society-publisher relations and professional development in academic publishing. In addition, Julie serves as the Managing Editor for Movement Disorders, the official journal of the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society.
Brittany has an MPH from the Public Health Leadership Program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a certificate in publishing from New York University. In her dual roles, Brittany works with J&J senior management to build relationships with new and existing clients. She helps to onboard and staff new projects as well as ensure quality service and client satisfaction across all divisions of the company. Brittany has been with J&J since 2010, and she is an active member of ISMTE, CSE, and SSP.
Michelle holds a master’s degree in English and Publishing from Rosemont College and BA degrees in English and Philosophy from the State University of New York at Geneseo. Michelle is a member of the International Society of Managing and Technical Editors, the Council of Science Editors, the Society for Scholarly Publishing, and the Committee on Publication Ethics. In addition to Operations, Michelle serves as the Client Manager for the American Society of Civil Engineers. She has been at J&J since 2010.
Director of Business Development, Production Services Coordinator
Michael earned his BS in Psychology at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. After graduating, he completed a neuroscience research fellowship at the Duke University Medical Center. Since joining J&J in 2011, Michael has served in production and editorial roles for various publishers, including PLOS, ASTM, Sage, Wolters Kluwer, and Elsevier. He now works to advance scholarly communication by strategically connecting editors and publishers with the resources they need. Additionally, Michael manages J&J’s Production Division, and he is a member of CSE.
Heather has worked at J&J since 2010 and in scholarly publishing since 2004. She currently manages J&J’s submission system implementation and support contracts and provides support to Wiley editorial offices using ScholarOne. Heather also works to ensure J&J employees are as knowledgeable as possible about the submission systems they work with. Previously, she managed the editorial office for several journals, including those published by ASTM. She has a bachelor’s degree in Journalism from Ohio University and a Master of Library Science degree from Indiana University.
Jennifer graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a BA in English and a minor in Creative Writing. Prior to joining J&J, she was the production editor of college-level textbooks across a variety of disciplines. Jennifer now oversees the Copyediting Division of J&J, managing our team of in-house copy editors and proofreaders. She is a member of the American Copy Editors Society, the American Medical Writers Association, the Council of Science Editors, and the International Society of Managing and Technical Editors.
Emily graduated from North Carolina State University in 2010 with a degree in World Literature and minors in Technical Writing and French. She joined J&J in 2011 and quickly rose to management for the Public Library of Science (PLOS) editorial department. She currently serves as the Client Manager for the Endocrine Society and Wolters Kluwer departments, is a proficient user of Editorial Manager, and chairs J&J’s internal Professional Development Committee. Emily has been a member of ISMTE since 2011 and SSP since 2013.
Lauren graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2014 with a BA in Linguistics and a minor in English. Currently, she serves as the Client Manager for the Public Library of Science (PLOS), managing copyediting, editorial, and production teams for the Six, as well as production support for ONE. Lauren also copyedits frontmatter and research articles for PLOS, cold reads for Seminars in Cutaneous Medicine and Surgery (SCMS), and proofreads for the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ASPEN).
Copyediting Training Specialist, Copyediting Client Manager
Catie graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a BA in English and German Literature and Culture. She joined J&J in 2015 and currently serves as Copyediting Client Specialist for the American Physiological Society and Frontline. Catie also serves as the Copyediting Training Manager.
Editorial Client Manager, Systems Support Project Manager
Lindsey Struckmeyer graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with degrees in English and Advertising in 2012. She joined J&J in 2014 and currently works in the Editorial division as a Client Manager for Elsevier and the American Society of Clinical Oncology, as well as a Managing Editor for Wolters Kluwer titles. Lindsey is a proficient user of Editorial Manager and Elsevier Editorial System. She also serves as a co-chair for J&J’s Wellness Program and has been a member of ISMTE since 2016.
Heather graduated from Meredith College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology/Criminology in 2013. She joined the J&J team in March 2015 as a Production Assistant working for the Public Library of Science (PLOS) on their open-access journal PLOS ONE. Heather is currently the client manager for the J&J PLOS ONE team, and she spends most of her day preparing her team for their upcoming workload. She is a proficient user in the Editorial Manager submission system. Heather is also a member of ISMTE.
Donnie graduated with a BA in English from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. He joined J&J in 2014, working in the Editorial division, and now serves as a Client Manager in the Copyediting division, overseeing the copyediting workflow for multiple accounts. He also copyedits for Sociological Science.
Susan has a B.A. degree in Business from North Carolina State University with concentrations in Marketing and Finance. She has diversified experience in client services, administration and account management. Susan joined J&J in 2008 and is the Client Manager for the American Chemical Society. She supports Medicinal Chemistry Letters and Molecular Pharmaceutics and is a member of the International Society of Managing and Technical Editors.
Kirby joined J&J in 2015 and currently serves as copyediting client manager for the American College of Radiology, the American Medical Writers Association, ASTM, and the Wiley titles Obesity and The Oncologist. Kirby has a BFA in creative writing and a minor in anthropology from the University of Evansville and an MFA in creative writing from UNC Wilmington. She’s also served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in the Federated States of Micronesia. Kirby is a member of AMWA, ISMTE, and the American Copy Editors Society.
Brit received her Bachelor of Arts in Literature with a minor in Religious Studies from the University of South Florida in 2011. She has worked as an editorial assistant since 2006 and has been with J&J since 2013. She currently serves as the Client Manager for AlphaMed Press, Future Science Group, Informa, and Oxford University Press. She is also a Senior Copy Editor for the Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association. She is also an active member of CSE and ISMTE.
Editorial Client Manager, Systems Support Project Manager
Sara has worked at J&J since 2012 and is the Client Manager for both the Wiley and ASTM teams. She personally manages the editorial process for the Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Health Services Research, and all of ASTM International's peer reviewed publications. Sara also provides ScholarOne support for Wiley. In the past, she has worked on titles for PLOS, BMJ, Wolters Kluwer, and ACS, as well as site implementations for Wiley. Sara graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill with degrees in English and Ancient History.